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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Summit

This year
Possibility of sanctions on the cards as West African leaders hold summit over Niger coup
General Abdourahamane Tiani, the chief of Niger’s powerful presidential guard, has declared himself leader of the country.
South Africa refuses to say if it will act on international warrant to arrest Putin
As a member of the International Criminal Court South Africa would be expected to arrest Putin if he sets foot in the country for an upcoming summit.
Leo Varadkar joins European leaders in Moldova to show 'solidarity' against Russia
The Taoiseach will join up to 46 leaders from across the continent in Moldova for the second meeting of the European Political Community.
Israel hits out at Iran after diplomat removed from African Union summit
Israel’s deputy director general for Africa was escorted out of the AU assembly in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.
EU prepares more Russia sanctions as Kremlin readies offensive
Top EU officials met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv today.
Housing targets expected to be revised upwards as Govt considers buying up apartments
The summit comes as homelessness figures broke new records for the fifth month in a row.
Last year
US defence chief warns African leaders China and Russia are 'destabilising' continent
Today marks the start of a three-day US-Africa summit.
Ronaldo arrives with agent by his side as he meets Erik ten Hag for talks over future
The Portugal forward missed United’s pre-season tour to Thailand and Australia because of personal reasons amid speculation over his future.
Zelenskyy urges G7 summit leaders to help end war before 2023
The French presidency said that Zelenskyy told leaders that now is not the time for negotiations.
EU agrees ban on more than two-thirds of Russian oil imports
The EU has already slapped five rounds of sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine.
Varadkar defends Davos trip, says he 'flew commercial and stayed in a four star hotel'
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Taoiseach Micheál Martin were in the Swiss Alpine summit this week.
Ulster boosted by internationals as they and Leinster name teams for top-of-the-table clash
Nick Timoney, Robert Baloucoune and Mike Lowry all start for Ulster having been released from Ireland camp.
All time
EU leaders seek to halt migrant crossings from Belarus
Poland and Lithuania have been struggling to cope with an unusually high number of migrants arriving at their borders in recent months.
No joint press conference and no breaking of bread: Biden and Putin meet at Geneva summit
Up to five hours of talks are planned, starting at around midday Irish time, with no break for meals.
Trump starts diplomatic row with 'nasty' French president Macron
Trump is in London for a two-day meeting of alliance leaders.
Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time
Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.
The EU and UK have agreed a 'flexible' Brexit extension until 31 October
It follows a marathon EU summit in Brussels – just two days before the UK would have crashed out.
'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'
Trump and Kim were meeting in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi for talks.
Manchester City take over Premier League top spot with win over Everton
Liverpool still have a game in hand on Pep Guardiola’s men.
'Intense' week of talks for May as EU negotiators set out plan for relationship with Britain
European leaders will get to voice their opinions on the draft agreement May presented to the British parliament last week.
Trump says no US president has been as 'tough' as him on Russia
Earlier today, Trump took to Twitter to insist that the summit had been a success.
NATO braces for bruising summit with Trump as he vows that US won't be bullied
There may be trouble ahead.
Trump hails summit with Kim: 'The World has taken a big step back from potential Nuclear catastrophe!'
In a joint statement following the talks, Kim agreed to the “complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula”.
'The world will see a major change': Trump and Kim hail summit as historic breakthrough
The first-ever summit between sitting leaders of the two Cold War foes went “better than anybody could have expected”, Trump said.
Donald Trump says the US will stop holding 'provocative' war games on the Korean peninsula
Trump made the announcement following his summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un.
Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'
US president Donald Trump has continued his strong criticism of US allies.
'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting
Trump has said the summit is a “one time shot” at peace.
Trump says he'll know 'within a minute' if Kim is serious
The US President is finally set to meet Kim Jong Un this week.
Trump says meeting with North Korea is back on after Kim's 'very nice' letter
The announcement came after unprecedented Oval Office talks with a top envoy from Pyongyang.
Trump holds meeting with Kim Kardashian days away from historic summit with North Korea leader
Kardashian was expected to meet aide Jared Kushner but in the end she met with President Donald Trump.
Trump says North Korea summit could still happen
Trump said in a tweet that “very productive talks” were ongoing with North Korea about reinstating the summit.
Trump warns North Korea against 'foolish or reckless' acts as he cancels historic summit
Trump and Kim had been due to meet in Singapore on 12 June.
Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang
It was the first concert by South Korean performers in North Korea for more than a decade.
20 people taken ill due to noxious fumes at venue for next week's EU leaders summit
A spokesperson for the emergency services said there was “a bad mix of chemical products on the kitchen level”.
The bodies of four more climbers found inside a tent near summit of Mount Everest
These latest discoveries brings the death toll in recent days to 10.
Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four
More than a dozen climbers have also been rescued from the mountain in the last three days.
EU leaders back deal that would see North rejoin EU in event of Irish unity
The EU 27 leaders unanimously backed a tough Brexit strategy today.
"Sometimes we have people sleeping on the floor of the recreation room"
Will Minister Alan Kelly’s ‘beds for Christmas’ pledge be felt outside Dublin?
"No need for anyone to have to sleep rough in Dublin ... unless they make that choice themselves"
A forum on homelessness — convened in response to the death of Jonathan Corrie — has ended at the Custom House.
Kenny: Me ringing the Nasdaq bell should encourage emigrants to come home
The Taoiseach rang the bell at the Web Summit in Dublin today.